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West Ashby, Lincolnshire

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West Ashby, Lincolnshire

West Ashby is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated on the Horncastle to Louth A153 road, and 2 miles north from the centre of Horncastle. Farthorpe, Middlethorpe, and Furze Hills are hamlets within the parish. According to the 2001 Census West Ashby had a population of 252. The remains of a henge monument can be found just west of the village, off Docking Lane. Furze Hills is the site of the plague village of Northorpe.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townHorncastle
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF2672
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

Other names by which West Ashby, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Ashby ~ Ashby West

West Ashby, Lincolnshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Ashby, West, par., mid. Lincolnshire, 2 miles N. of Horncastle, 1074 ac., pop. 382.

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